Spectator sports are among the many aspects of normal life formerly taken for granted, but missing, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
You don’t have to...Read more
Spectator sports are among the many aspects of normal life formerly taken for granted, but missing, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
You don’t have to...Read more
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates .
Rachel Dora-Ann Fisher never dreamed...Read more
To encourage environmental awareness and action, Mark Roseland joined several faculty members in an April 17 video ASU produced to mark the worldwide celebration of...Read more
Despite their staying home along with millions of other Americans, ASU students continue to learn about the value of tourism and where they hope to...Read more
Thousands of events worldwide have been canceled, the Summer Olympics have been postponed and sporting events are looking to the future. Students of ASU’s special...Read more
To help students get an authentic feel for their subject matter, some teachers will abandon the lecture hall in favor of a real-world learning environment...Read more
In the 15 years since Arizona State University’s School of Community Resources and Development was created, it has blossomed from its origins as a...Read more
An article by ChiaKo “JK” Hung, PhD, a recent graduate of the School of Community Resources and Development and Mark Hager, SCRD associate professor, has...Read more
By Erin Schneiderman — January 24, 2020
This tournament has it all: the biggest names in golf during the day and the biggest names...Read more
By Mark J. Scarp
A tourism graduate student’s master’s thesis was recently named the best of its kind in all of Spain through ASU’s...Read more
Despite some decline in tourism due to safety concerns in the wake of recent violence in its northern regions, Mexico remains a popular destination for...Read more
As thousands of community members packed the parking lot of the North Phoenix Baptist Church to check out the float entries for the APS Electric...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2019 commencement .
Hiking through hidden caverns bathed with rays of sunlight from above and exploring a traditional Navajo hogan were among the many ways more than 20...Read more
Arizona has seen some improvements in child welfare, but the gains are not equal for all groups — and that's an issue that the state...Read more
Does your boss ask you to plan your department team builder? Is it all hands on deck when your team hosts a conference or workshop?...Read more
Every semester, when thousands of students move their graduation cap tassels from right to left, it doesn’t mean education has ended for them. Arizona State...Read more
As the Arizona State University football team geared up to face Kent State in their home opener on Aug. 29, event management students from...Read more
Students in the Special Event Management Revenue Generation class visited Arizona Helping Hands to learn about their fundraising goals, organizational structure and to “lend...Read more
Smiles on every face. Congratulations passed around left and right. Speakers saying they don’t want to speak for too long. Just another scene of...Read more
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Arizona State University has received a $1 million grant from NASA’s Earth Science Division to provide long-range scenarios for...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commencement .
No matter where you are in the United States, the food on your plate probably started its life in Fresno, California. Vegetables follow a complex...Read more
Climate change is an ever-present and ever-pressing issue that has the attention of national and world leaders. On Nov. 23, 2018, the United States federal...Read more
College students, professionals and high school students came together to learn, network and tackle community problems at the third annual SPARK conference in March....Read more
Sports is a microcosm of the racial and gender issues facing society, and it often serves as the vehicle for change, according to several experts...Read more
Editor's note: This story is part of an ASU Now series celebrating the centennial of the Grand Canyon National Park.
Grand Canyon...Read more
Editor's note: This story is part of an ASU Now series celebrating the centennial of the Grand Canyon National Park.
“For each...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2018 commencement. Read about more graduates ....Read more
Perceptive residents of downtown Phoenix may already be aware of the latest mural to crop up in the city’s ever-growing collection. Located in the parking...Read more
The fourth federal climate change report was released late last week. The assessment was grim.
Thousands could die. Annual losses could top billions of...Read more
The Special Olympics Arizona board of directors named Jamie Heckerman the president and chief executive officer of the nonprofit this fall. Heckerman is an alumna...Read more
The youth sports research of a professor in the School of Community Resources and Development will be on display at the inaugural Innovation Day held...Read more
Mitch Menchaca, a graduate student in Arizona State University's School of Community Resources and Development, will return this fall to Phoenix as the next executive...Read more
The patio of the clubhouse at Encanto Park in Phoenix was an oasis of shade on a hot, sunny day earlier this week. There, Arizona...Read more
Leading media conglomerate Meredith Corporation — owner of brands such as Fortune, Better Homes and Gardens, InStyle, and Travel + Leisure — selects one...Read more
Most study-abroad trips don’t involve wild elephants tramping a few yards away from the sleeping quarters, but a group of Arizona State University students got...Read more
The Arizona Parks and Recreation Association honored Dale Larsen with its Citation of Merit Award at its annual conference held at the Westin Kierland Resort...Read more
Chiamei Hsia, doctoral candidate in the School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University and research associate in ASU’s Partnership for Community Development,...Read more
Mark Roseland is the new director of the School of Community Resources and Development in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions at Arizona...Read more
Valle de Sol, a Phoenix-based human services and leadership training nonprofit, awarded its 2018 Daniel R. Ortega Jr. Public Service Award to Joseph Garcia, director...Read more
The story of water in Arizona is as long and complex as the multibiomed state itself, but as it snakes its way through the years...Read more
Just before Beatriz Mendoza graduated from Arizona State University a year ago, she joined her engineering classmates in figuring out where to apply for jobs....Read more
Doctoral student Chia-Mei Hsia had a vision of connecting her native Taiwan to the United States around the theme of community development. That dream is...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2018 commencement .
Diana Lizcano Hernandez...Read more
Andrea Whitsett has been named director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. She has served as interim director since August....Read more
It’s a bright, sunny morning in central Phoenix for Alicia Gonzales, a 2005 alumna of Arizona State University's School of Community Resources and Development....Read more
If it's late March and you hear cheers and boos coming from Stuart Rice's office, don't be too alarmed.
Odds are that the Arizona...Read more
What roles do risk and social media play in the desire of Americans to travel to Cuba? A great deal, said...Read more
Students and professionals who attended the second annual Southwest Parks And Recreation Kick-off Symposium did more than just listen to experts talk about their...Read more
For 12 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University (OLLI at ASU) has provided university-quality, low-cost learning experiences through diverse short...Read more
Cape Town, South Africa is hurtling towards a water apocalypse with “Day Zero” — when authorities will turn off the taps — pegged for the...Read more
After 10 years, three changes of major and two children, Ashley Pitman graduated from college this week — the first in her family to earn...Read more
The 350 graduates who participated in Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions Convocation received more than recognition for their degrees Tuesday...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for fall 2017 commencement. See more graduates here . ...Read more
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico three weeks ago, 83 percent of the island is without power and 36 percent has no running water. The...Read more
Arizona State University opened its first permanent location in China this week as part of a partnership to offer degrees in tourism.
ASU now...Read more
Sometimes called the world’s longest art gallery, Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon is home to prolific rock art, structures and artifacts from historic cultures, creating a...Read more
Ramona Denby-Brinson is a professor and associate dean of research for the College of Public Service and Community Solutions. She’s leading an effort to...Read more
Fifteen employers in the tourism and hospitality industry will be at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix campus to meet with ASU graduates and current students. The focus...Read more
You may think of completing a puzzle or painting by numbers as ways to pass the time. But with the help of researchers from Arizona...Read more
Arizona State University’s graduation ceremonies coincide with a weeklong celebration of one of Arizona’s biggest industries: tourism. National Travel and Tourism Week runs May 7...Read more
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2017 commencement. See more graduates here ...Read more
What is creative placemaking?
Celina Tchida has thought about this question more than most people. A graduate student in community development in Arizona State...Read more
In 1998, ASU Professor Dave White, then a social sciences graduate student (pictured above), set out to raft the Colorado River through Grand...Read more
Researchers often look at how people experience water issues in their communities, but these studies are usually focused on a single region. One interdisciplinary group...Read more
Learn more about the programs, research and community impact activities that make our school unique.Read more
Join the ASU Parks and Recreation Student Association and Arizona Parks and Recreation Association for the first Southwest Parks and Recreation Kick-off Symposium (SPARKS),...Read more
Eric Legg knows firsthand that kindness and positive feedback from a coach can make all the difference to a young person.
Legg, an assistant...Read more
Downtown students with ASU Changemaker are hoping to put a smile on the faces of veterans during ASU's Salute to Service week. They asked...Read more
What is the best way to excite travelers about a destination?
For Arizona State Univeristy undergraduate tourism development and management major Virginia Miller, authenticity...Read more
Here in the desert, water is a big concern. For the average person living in the Phoenix metropolitan area, the prospect of future water...Read more
Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series examining the work that ASU is doing in the realm of water...Read more
Interested in gaining international learning expertise? Join us in Guatemala over spring break.
The core of Mayan civilization, Guatemala is rich in biodiversity and...Read more
Before she laid eyes on the spectacular Old Faithful geyser, Megha Budruk sought out a specific area far from the throng of tourists when she...Read more
For over 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University (OLLI at ASU) has brought low-cost educational, cultural courses and programs to...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is pleased to announce that Jenny Oby, an alumna of Class VII of the American Express...Read more
To some, borders are a line on a map. To tourism researchers such as Dallen Timothy, borders offer a fascinating insight into economic development, culture...Read more
Editor's note: This guest post comes to ASU Now from the desk of Christine Vogt, director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism at ASU's...Read more
In November, Christine Vogt, Kathleen Andereck and Lana Olsen joined Tourism Cares, an annual event to give back to the communities that support the tourism...Read more
For roughly 77% of Americans, summer is the perfect time to hit the open road. School’s out, the weather’s warm and the possibilities are...Read more
Heading to a convention, event or just taking a road trip? Chances are you'll find useful information by using social media. In this edition of...Read more
Kathleen Andereck, director of the School of Community Resources and Development, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Leisure Sciences for excellent contributions...Read more
Forbes magazine named Anna Maria Chavez one of the world’s 50 greatest leaders for 2016 for transforming the world and inspiring others to do the...Read more
Warm weather, affordable living, golf and the mountains are well-known attractions for Arizona retirees.
But what about the fungal kingdom, Darwin's theory of speciation,...Read more
An experiment combining classes, across grade levels, schools and campuses, brought together students from leisure studies and music to explore community impact.
Music professor...Read more
Chef Liam Murtagh knows what it’s like to grow up food insecure.
As a child in Glendale, Arizona, his family struggled financially and got...Read more
Arizona State University’s expertise on water sustainability was front and center in one of the largest science and engineering festivals in the U.S.
Uplifting the community is a powerful way of giving back. On April 16, Arizona State University students will be celebrating Global Youth Service Day by...Read more
Henry White tells The State Press, "the beautiful thing about parks and recreation is you can take it in so many different directions. It's really...Read more
Three dollars and a can of tennis balls. That's all it took for Eric Legg to get hooked on recreational sports. Growing up, he played...Read more
The Center for Sustainable Tourism launched its first podcast featuring a conversation with director Christine Vogt (above with her mother at the Great Wall of...Read more
Arizona State University is exploring new territory with its study-abroad offerings: spring break.
For the first time, students will be able to participate in...Read more
Megha Budruk, associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been formally named by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, to serve...Read more
Matt Cernik says that growing up in the Sonoran desert, he never really thought he would see things like the Great Barrier Reef.
Cities in the United States' Western region face a higher demand for water as populations grow and drought diminishes supply. That’s why the mayors of...Read more
For over 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Arizona State University (OLLI at ASU) has brought low-cost educational and cultural courses and programs...Read more
When President Obama delivers his last State of the Union address, a leader of a valley nonprofit with ASU ties will be sitting with the...Read more
Wendy Hultsman, director of undergraduate programs and associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, is being honored at Founders Day with the...Read more
Michelle Dueñas, a Certified Nonprofit Professional and 1990 graduate of Recreation Management, was named as the Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) of the Year by...Read more
More than 250 graduates will walk across the stage this fall as part of Arizona State University's College of Public Service and Community Solutions fall...Read more
Mark Searle, an accomplished university administrator, distinguished scholar, and founding dean of Arizona State University’s College of Human Services, has been named as executive vice...Read more
In community college, Graciela Alvarez wasn’t sure what she wanted to do.
“I have always been into sports. The human body fascinates me,” she...Read more
After separating from the military, Henry White became a helicopter pilot — but he knew that wasn’t what he wanted to do.
More than 125 volunteers congregated at the Maricopa County Human Services Campus in central Phoenix Saturday, Oct. 24, for this year’s fall Day of Service....Read more
How do you develop tourism in a sustainable manner? Faculty in the School of Community Resources & Development were busy doing just that this summer...Read more
Students enrolled in an interdisciplinary community development course attended a panel of veterans to learn how they can better include the knowledge and skills needed...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently received a $488,007 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service through the Public...Read more
In the grips of long-term drought, the Colorado River Basin and the cities that rely on its water face unprecedented challenges and significant uncertainty with...Read more
The benefits of parks seem obvious – bringing social, cultural and environmental impact while at the same time working to minimize pollution and crowding. But...Read more
Five students exemplify a commitment to public service and innovative thinking, finding solutions for the challenges in our community. They join more than...Read more
“About 40 percent of Arizona State University’s undergraduates are first-generation students,” said Laurie Mook in a recent interview. First-generation students come from families where neither...Read more
Jehryn Plunkett credits Public Allies Arizona with giving him not only hands-on work experience, but the opportunity to finish his college degree.
The program,...Read more
Jillian Turanovic wants to find out how people cope after becoming victims of crime.
The doctoral student was chosen by the ASU Faculty Women's...Read more
As an honor to their parents, Carlton and Audrey Yoshioka established the Yoshioka Hossbach Maroon and Gold Scholarship at Arizona State University.
Both first-generation...Read more
Arizona State University sophomores Jenny Butzbach and Megann Phillips are about to undertake a rather unique approach to studying abroad this summer when they head...Read more
When Mary Schmit took over as general manager for Venture Out at Mesa, the active retirement community for people older than 55 was starting to...Read more
Wendy Hultsman says she has always wanted to create a scholarship at Arizona State University, where she has taught for 25 years.
Recently, she...Read more
What are the secrets to not only living a long life, but living an abundant life? Six leading scholars will share their insights at “Abundant...Read more
Four outstanding graduates of Arizona State University’s College of Public Programs are on a mission to effect change across the spectrum of public service....Read more
In fall 2013 the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix followed up on its record-setting exhibition with Chihuly in the Garden, bringing the renowned artist, Dale...Read more
More than two million people hiked, biked, camped or fished at one of the 10 regional Maricopa County parks last year. How much are people...Read more
Nancy Rodriguez, a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, part of the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University, has been...Read more
The website Wallethub.com recently asked recreation experts from around the nation to talk about the challenges facing parks and recreation programs in the United States....Read more
For 10 years, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University has brought low-cost educational and cultural courses and programs to adults ages...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation received a $170,000 grant from the American Express Foundation to further develop and fund the Generation...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation graduated its eighth Public Allies Arizona class on June 27 at the AE England Building on...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently received a grant from Public Allies National Office in the amount of $503,100 that allows...Read more
Class VI of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation's Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (GenNext) graduated from its nine-month training on May...Read more
For the past five years, the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation has partnered with Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold to build the capacity...Read more
Alejandra Frost took a different path to her college degree than most. A native of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, she asked her parents to pay tuition to...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (Gen Next), Class VII....Read more
In a final hurrah from Arizona State University, new graduate Jeff Malkoon sold as many possessions as he could, packed his bags and traveled to...Read more
The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation ’s emerging leadership programs, Generation Next Nonprofit Leadership Academy (GenNext) and Public Allies Arizona,...Read more
The Victimology Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences will award its 2014 New Scholar Award to Kate Fox, an assistant professor in the...Read more
The Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation recently released the latest edition of the Scope of the Arizona Nonprofit Sector report....Read more
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Arizona State University is set to bring over 80 courses and lectures in history, art, music, writing, science,...Read more
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance presented professor Robert F. Ashcraft, executive director of the Arizona State University Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation, with the...Read more
Mark Searle, professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been named deputy provost and chief of staff in the Office of the...Read more
For a while it seemed that João Paulo Faria Tasso would be a professional soccer player.
The Brazilian doctoral student from the University of...Read more
The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and Public Allies Arizona received a grant from Public Allies National Office in the amount of...Read more
Across America, interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and degrees is dwindling. Students often shy away from STEM courses as early as...Read more
Editor's Note: This story is part of an ongoing series about student excellence at the university. To read more about some of ASU's outstanding...Read more
An E-Commerce Summit organized by ASU’s School of Community Resources and Development provided Phoenix-area hotel and resort revenue managers the opportunity to share best practices,...Read more
An ambitious study driven by Arizona State University is examining how national monuments and parks in the rocky mountain west can expand economic benefits and...Read more
Dave White has assumed the role of principal investigator and co-director at the Decision Center for a Desert City (DCDC) at Arizona State University, replacing...Read more
Jacqueline Ginter first became interested in the study of natural resources when as a young girl, she served as a Brownie Girl Scout.
The U.S. News and World Report recently highlighted the best graduate programs in the nation and the ASU School of Public Affairs once again ranked...Read more
<p>The Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has named Maria Luisa Ramos, director of the American Dream Academy at ASU's Center for Community Development & Civil...Read more
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<p>The ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation has announced that its nonprofit leadership and management offerings, encompassing undergraduate, graduate and professional development, have...Read more
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<p>A new survey of corporate travel executives provides insights into ways natural and man-made crises impact corporate travel in the U.S. and abroad, as well...Read more
Two Arizona State University faculty researchers are about to journey into the mountainous wilderness of western India, and what they might find there - frightening...Read more
<p>Students receiving professional certificates and academic degrees in nonprofit studies will be recognized for their achievements on May 6 at a reception hosted by the...Read more
<p>The 29th annual dinner to honor Arizona State University’s American Humanics student achievements was held on April 29 at the Wyndham Phoenix Hotel. The theme...Read more
<p>Thirteen ASU American Humanics (AH) students have been awarded Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen) scholarships and one student has been selected as a recipient...Read more
<p>ASU senior Donald Smith was a guest speaker at the 20th Annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation Media Awards event on March 28 in...Read more
<p>Dr. Timothy Tyrrell, director of the Megapolitan Tourism Research Center in Arizona State University's College of Public Programs, recently spoke about "balance as an economic...Read more
Dr. Timothy Tyrrell, director of the Megapolitan Tourism Research Center in Arizona State University's College of Public Programs, spoke about "value tourism" to 150 academics,...Read more
<p> Arizona State University's Megapolitan Tourism Research Center has announced the official opening of registration for the 2008 Arizona Tourism Safety & Security Conference, to...Read more
<p> Jeanne Simons graduated from ASU in May with a degree in human communication and a minor in history.</p><p> Not an education course on her...Read more
<p>Three ASU American Humanics (AH) students have been awarded Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program (NextGen) scholarships.</p><p>Jessica Brzuskiewicz, Korbi Adams and Megan Pfleiger each will receive...Read more
<p>Jeremy Brooks is among the first to say it. </p><p>The two-letter word eases out of the junior’s lips and bounces around the packed classroom, gaining...Read more
<p>More than 100 people gathered Tuesday evening at the Arizona Club in the Chase Tower to honor ASU American Humanics (AH) students at the 28th...Read more
<p>Sixty years and 60 remarkable individuals. </p><p>Dr. Robert F. Ashcraft, director of the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation and professor of nonprofit...Read more
<p>The words “spring break” often conjure images of a week-long vacation on a sunny beach, far away from the stresses of college life. But, ask...Read more
<p>ASU’s fall commencement ceremony marked a milestone for the School of Community Resources and Development and the Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (CNLM), as...Read more
<p>Taking tourism industry research past the point of sheer profiteering is the goal of the Megapolitan Tourism Research Center and its founder-director Tim Tyrrell, who...Read more
<p>Revealing the intricacies and latest scientific research involved in the game of golf is the aim of the World Scientific Congress of Golf.</p><p>Top golf researchers...Read more
<p>For 17 of his 24 years at ASU, Victor Teye has had a job that many would envy. As a tourism professor in ASU’s School...Read more
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 11pt">Can tourism improve life as we know it? How do rapidly growing areas rich in natural and manmade tourism and recreational amenities...Read more
<p><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial">The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management is pleased to announce that Senior Professional-in-Residence, Patricia Lewis, has been honored with...Read more
<p><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial">The ASU Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management (CNLM) staff wanted to raise money above...Read more
<p>Arizona’s more than 20,000 nonprofit organizations will be the big winners from the multi-million dollar contribution to Arizona State University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership and...Read more
<p>Three top Phoenix-area leaders have been chosen to represent the Arizona State University College of Public Programs from its base of more than 10,000 graduates...Read more
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<p>Christina Risley-Curtiss, an associate professor at ASU's School of Social Work, is one of 100 academics from 10 countries selected as an adviser to the...Read more